In the meantime, we get to see Freepers make the case why government gets to define marriage:
DJ MacWoW has decided America is a secret theocracy:
The Founders set up our government according to Godly principles. What you are pushing is anarchistic.Will we know the moment thinks the government has a very strict definition for "wedding vow"
Can someone please explain how 2 gay men can consummate theirEva has some weird ideas about the implications of gay marriage:
The GOP has not been discussing either homosexuality or birth control. The discussion has been on freedom of religion and defense of marriage.fwdude knows marriage exists entirely for the purpose of not being gay:
Actually, the two go hand in hand because if the left is permitted to redefine marriage as a sexually ambiguous institution, and they get away with forcing the Catholic Church to take actions that violate their own precepts, the next step will be to force churches to recognize and even perform Gay marriages.
Think of it this way, although the leftists and their disciples never will: we are under a "penal justice system," which says that all conduct is legal unless prohibited by some law. The government action of sanctioning marriage can be seen as not the creation of prohibitions, but the preventing of usurpers from coming in to redefine and, thereby, destroy.PGR88 tries to make a utilitarian argument, but lapses into making shit up and then invoking God:
I don’t know about the USA, but in Canada, Gov’t statistics show that homosexual men live more than 21 years LESS than the average heterosexual man.EternalVigilance knows what happens when you allow gays to marry - everyone becomes slaves somehow!
The wages of sin are indeed death.
Marriage, and the natural family it produces, is a God-given institution, our most fundamental civilizing one. It is the foundation stone of all civil society. It is the basis for organized human government. It is the most important wellspring of economics.Gene Eric realizes that once you legalize gay marriage, you start jailing Freepers:
To destroy that is to destroy America.
There is a name for those who are not allowed to have government recognize and pay due regard to the civil marriage contract: chattel slaves.
“Legalization” ultimately translates to incarceration of the non-believers.hoagy62 lays out some logic for us:
What a statist punk.
Let’s see....why not gay marriage?Hmmm. Biblical passages and hatred. Can't argue with that!
2)Violates the design God intended.
3)It has a greater tendency to spread horrid diseases.
4)Violates a direct command of God.
5)Turns the stomach of any human male that has a shred of masculinity in them.